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 urlview(1)                                                       urlview(1)




 NAME
      urlview - URL extractor/launcher

 SYNOPSIS
      urlview filename [ filename ... ]

 DESCRIPTION
      urlview is a screen oriented program for extracting URLs from text
      files and displaying a menu from which you may launch a command to
      view a specific item.

 CONFIGURATION
      urlview attempts to read ~/.urlview upon startup.  If this file
      doesn't exist, it will try to read a system wide file in
      /etc/urlview.conf.  There are two configuration commands (order does
      not matter):

      REGEXP regexp
           urlview uses a regular expression to extract URLs from the
           specified text files.  \r, \t, \n and \f are all converted to
           their normal printf(3) meanings.  The default REGEXP is:

      (((https?|ftp|gopher)://|(mailto|file|news):)[^' <>"]+|(www|web|w3).[-a-z0-9.]+)[^' .,;<>"):]


      COMMAND command
           If the specified command contains a %s, it will be subsituted
           with the URL that was requested, otherwise the URL is appended to
           the COMMAND string.  The default COMMAND is:

           url_handler.sh %s

      Note: You should never put single quotes around the %s.  urlview does
      this for you, and also makes sure that single quotes eventually
      showing up inside the URL are handled properly.  (Note that this
      shouldn't happen with the default regular expression, which explicitly
      excludes single quotes.)

 FILES
      /etc/urlview.conf
           system-wide urlview configuration file

      ~/.urlview
           urlview configuration file

 SEE ALSO
      printf(3), regcomp(3), regex(7)

 AUTHOR
      Michael Elkins <me@cs.hmc.edu>.




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 urlview(1)                                                       urlview(1)




      Modified for Debian by Luis Francisco Gonzalez <luisgh@debian.org>.

      Modified for SuSE by Dr. Werner Fink <werner@suse.de> and Stepan Kasal
      <kasal@suse.cz>.

      Changes put together by Thomas Roessler <roessler@does-not-exist.org>.
















































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